Drink Italia! White Wines of Tuscany

White wine

Though famous for its fine red wines, from Chianti to the Super Tuscans, this region also produces excellent but lesser-known white wines. We take a look… Tuscany is famous for so many reasons. It’s the region that boasts Florence as its capital; its verdant, rolling hills have inspired painters and poets alike; and its culinary traditions permeate More...

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By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, October 16th, 2018
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Fizz in Franciacorta

Sarah Rodrigues has a sparkling time on the southern shores of Lake Iseo, where they produce champagne-method wines to rival the best… Images by Sarah Rodrigues unless otherwise stated Franciacorta vineyards   “Why More...

italian red wine
By Italia Travel & Life On Saturday, September 22nd, 2018
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Drink Italia: red wines of the islands

Italy’s two largest islands produce sumptuous red wines of great quality and international renown, with prices to suit any budget. Our experts have chosen six examples to try… Sardinia and Sicily have a proud More...

Vineyards in Friuli
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, September 13th, 2018
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Drink Italia: white wines of Friuli

This far northeastern region of Italy produces white wines of such diversity and finesse that its present-day reputation is beyond compare. Our experts have found six fine examples Home to some of Italy’s most More...

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By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, July 30th, 2018
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Drink Italia: Rosé wines

We’re in the pink this summer, and sunny blue skies demand nothing less than a glass or two of well-chilled Italian rosé. We’ve discovered six of the best… With summer in full swing, we thought it time to More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, July 4th, 2018
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Drink Italia: Wines from Campania

Campania is a place that’s very much on the rise as far as its wines are concerned, and we’ve uncovered some real finds from this productive southern region! Campania’s winemaking history goes back a More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, April 25th, 2018
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Drink Italia: Six favourite reds for 2018

We asked our wine buyers to recommend good-value Italian red wines to enjoy this spring and beyond. Here are six we think will become favourites for 2018… Even if you have your ‘go-to’ wines, one of the joys More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, March 29th, 2018
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Drink Italia: Piedmont White Wines

Piedmont’s Gavi and Arneis wines remain in the shadow of the region’s mighty reds, but their star continues to rise in the world of white wines. We take a look at some of the best Piedmont is a region renowned More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, February 16th, 2018
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Drink Italia: Dessert wines

Although we now associate Italy with iconic red wines, in fact, the greatest wines of Ancient Rome were sweet whites. Italia! delves into Italian dessert wines… The Classical texts of Cato, Pliny and Virgil tell More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, July 26th, 2017
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Drink Italia: Tuscan reds

From ‘Super Tuscan’ to Brunello, there are plenty of fine Tuscan non-Chianti reds, and they’re not all super-expensive either. Here’s a selection of Tuscan reds your wallet will love… Traditionally More...